Artist Fiona MacDonald’s Feral Practice is an established mode of visual art production that acts as a conduit between human and non-human interaction. From the sonification of mushrooms to the filming of wood ants, her practice is wide ranging. Richard Taylor finds out more.
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In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Cuban activists issue manifesto against artistic censorship; artist Simon McKeown joins UK advisory group helping to enhance equality and diversity; Liverpool Biennial appoints curator for 2020 edition.
South London Gallery’s new annexe in the former Peckham Road Fire Station, originally built in 1867 and London’s oldest surviving purpose built station, doubles the gallery’s exhibition space and will also house its Post-Graduate Residency programme.
With two Instagram feeds, Nicky Hirst uses the app to observe, collect and re-shift images related to her practice, which deals with the serendipity of found imagery and everyday occurrence. Richard Taylor finds out more.
Speaking on BBC Radio Scotland, the chair of Glasgow School of Art’s board, Muriel Gray, has said there’s “absolutely no way” that the rebuilt Mackintosh building “wouldn’t be a working art school”.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, ranging from a debut Scottish solo show at Glasgow’s Transmission Gallery to Christian Marclay’s world-renowned film installation The Clock at Tate Modern, plus exhibitions in Bristol, Southampton and Birmingham.
The programme, which has been welcomed by arts funder Creative Scotland, will be in place by May 2019, with a focus on international cultural partnerships. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Hull, London, Margate and Newhaven.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Canadian artist writes open letter in response to censorship of transgender themed work; celebrity secret postcard art sale for Dulwich school; Statue of suffragette Emily Davison unveiled in Morpeth; Tate Modern appoints new senior curator for photographic art.
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma describes his new £80million V&A Dundee building, which fully opens to the public on Saturday, as ‘a living room for the city’. Chris Sharratt visits Scotland’s first design museum and is seriously impressed by the architecture.
A senior project manager and a PhD researcher will join the team at Patrick Studios in Leeds to deliver the four-year Guild partnership programme, with two more roles currently being advertised.
With the brand new V&A Dundee set to open this weekend on the banks of the River Tay, Dundee-based artist Valerie Norris introduces the city’s lively visual arts community for the latest in our ongoing series looking at art scenes around the UK.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Steven Parissien to step down as director of Compton Verney Art Gallery; Scientists explain clouds in Edvard Munch’s The Scream as unusual meteorological condition; Cleveland College of Art and Design becomes The Northern School of Art; The Brooklyn Historical Society remembers 9/11 with an artist’s live-stream of the attack.
The survey by Arts Professional hopes to gather sufficient data to help combat low pay across the arts and culture sector.
The new role will see the founding director of the Skye-based organisation heading up art exhibitions across Royal Botanic Garden Ediburgh sites in Edinburgh, Benmore, Logan and Dawyck and includes Inverleith House gallery at the Edinburgh garden.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, with exhibitions in Cardiff, London, Newcastle, Manchester and North Uist.
The project which documents the names of the 34,361 people who have lost their lives trying to reach Europe since 1993 has been attacked again.
London-based artist Onyeka Igwe has mined colonial-era archives for three new films inspired by all-women protests against British rule in west Africa, currently showing together in the solo exhibition ‘No Dance, No Palaver’, in Hawick, Scotland. She discusses the spectre of the ‘colonial gaze’ and the ethics of archive research with Sonya Dyer.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Art dealer Mary Boone pleads guilty to tax evasion charges; Labour Party pledges to put creativity “back at the heart of the school curriculum”; and New York gallery Greenspon cancels show by alleged Neo-Nazi Boyd Rice.
The £4.5million gallery space designed by Turner Prize-winning architects Assemble opens to the public on Saturday in a redeveloped Grade-II listed building in New Cross, south London. Jack Hutchinson takes a tour of the gallery’s inaugural Mika Rottenberg exhibition and talks to director Sarah McCrory.
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Glasgow, Grimsby, London, Ruthin and Southampton.
The venue on Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street, which has been closed since the Glasgow School of Art fire in June, was hoping to reopen to the public on 14 September. However, Glasgow City Council has now stated that it is still not safe and there is currently no date for reoccupation.
The former director of Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop is succeeding Fiona Logue, who is leaving the organisation after five years in the role.
The next day-long a-n Assembly events will see Dundee playing host in October to an exploration of ‘cultural outposts’ and the challenges and advantages these offer for artist-led practice, while November’s event in Cardiff will focus on resilience and sustainability.
in Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: 200-year-old Rio museum The Museu Nacional gutted by fire, Tes analysis shows arts subjects are being slashed in favour of English, maths and science, plus more than 10,000 publicly-owned artworks remain hidden from public view across London.